The Night of the Investigators and the Classical Heritage, protagonists of Cartagena Piensa


Carlos García Gual, Pedro Olalla, Marta Peirano, Esther Paniagua and Olga Rodríguez are some of the guests until December

Cartagena Piensa yesterday announced the quarterly programming of this public program of scientific thought and culture, organized by the Cartagena City Council and a promoter group, which is celebrating its seventh anniversary. In this season, in addition to the many activities, the Mediterranean Night of the Investigators will take place (September 30), and there will be meetings, among others with the Hellenists Carlos García Gual (October 25) and Pedro Olalla (October 21), who will be the classical heritage speaking; the essayist Marta Peirano (November 3); journalists and writers Esther Paniagua (December 15) and Olga Rodríguez (December 1), who speak about journalism and democracy.

The Councilor for Culture, David Martínez Noguera, and the Councilor for Culture, Carlos Piñana, together with the Vice-Rector for Research of the UPCT, Catalina Egea, and Geles Artés, representative of the promoter group of Cartagena Piensa, explained yesterday that this new The programming is characterized by the activities related to the Mediterranean Night of the Researchers (MEDNIGHT goes to School), which will take place between September 26 and 30, as is the case in many other European cities, where the UPCT, Cartagena Piensa, the Roman Theater Museum and City Hall. The goal is to bring research and scientific dissemination closer to society “with an inclusive commitment to gender,” Noguera emphasized.

At Héroes de Cavite stands will be set up and teachers and students of UPCT will show activities and workshops. There will also be other initiatives in the UPCT Water and Energy Museum, in the cafeteria El Soldadito de Plomo and in the Roman Theater Museum. For example, within these conferences, the museum, led by Elena Ruiz Valderas, will program activities on Roman architecture and engineering, including workshops and a conference by Isaac Moreno (September 30), entitled ‘Roman Hydraulic Engineering. Paradigms and Realities’.

In collaboration with the Historical Memory Association of Cartagena, there will be lectures by Eduardo Ruiz Bautista (November 18), on censorship under Franco, and by Antonio Viñao (December 16), on the repression of teachers.

The Deputy Councilor for Culture, Carlos Piñana, emphasized the presence of the sociologist Magdalena Díaz Gorfinkiel (November 15), “who comes to talk to us about the importance of care as the axis of social organization, in an act in collaboration with the Department of Sociology of the UMU. The same is happening with the researcher Aída Sánchez de Serdio, who will “present her work on a critical approach to the pedagogy of art.”

With Cartagena Ciudad Creativa it will be possible to learn more about the project of the popular science series around the cosmos, ‘Territorio Gravity’ (October 7), in the presence of directors and actresses, which will be broadcast later on TVE . The program also includes the screening of ‘Sofía will return’, a documentary about the Mar Menor by Joaquín Lisón, which will be screened on October 14.

The Philosophy for Adults course, in collaboration with the Association of Philosophy of the Region of Murcia, will also continue, as well as philosophy workshops for children, the presence of programming in neighborhoods and cafes with science and thinking.

All programming is available on the ‘’ website.

Source: La Verdad


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